Other Events & Dates
March through April 2017


March 29, 2017 ( Wednesday )

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Chemistry Colloquium

Title: Engineering Nanometer-Scale Electronic Coherence in Soft Matter: Electron and Exciton Transport Pathways in DNA

Speaker: Professor David Beratan, Department of Chemistry, Duke University

Location:  HH 140, Lander Auditorium

Posted by:  Marguerite Weston, Chemistry, 6-Mar-17 3:17pm ET


2:00pm - 3:00pm
Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics Seminar Series

Shobha Vasudevan, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Assistant in Genetics, Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Cancer Research, Boston, MA

"Specialized Translation Mechanisms by microRNAs in Cancer Quiescence"

Host: Dr. Lynne Maquat (Co-sponsored by The RNA Society)

2:00 - 3:00 pm

K307 (3-6408)

Location:  K307 (3-6408)

Posted by:  Stephanie Scoville, Biochem & Biophys, 22-Dec-16 12:53pm ET


March 30, 2017 ( Thursday )

2:30pm - 7:00pm
Department of Family Medicine Global Health Teaching Afternoon

Department of Family Medicine - Global Health Teaching Afternoon: Infectious Diseases

Date March 30, 2017 Time 2:30-7:00

Place Highland Family Medicine Center - Conference Room 201

2:40 Welcome and Introduction Juliana Berenyi, DO

2:45-3:15 Elizabeth Gabel, MD, Family Medicine Resident: Disaster preparedness and emergency response

3:15-3:45 Juliana Berenyi, DO, Family Medicine Resident: Chronic diseases in developing countries

3:45 – 4:00 Break Snack

4:00 –5:10 Jeffrey Harp, MD, Professor of Family Medicine: The Choices We Make in Providing Global Health Care

5:30-7:00 Book Discussion: When Healthcare Hurts: An Evidence-Based Guide for Best Practices in Global Health Initiatives by Greg Seager

(Book discussion will be held at Boulder Coffee - S Clinton and Alexander)

Location:  757 Clinton Avenue South CR201

Posted by:  Nancy Phillips, Family Medicine, 27-Mar-17 1:01pm ET


March 31, 2017 ( Friday )

12:00pm - 1:00pm
PONS LRS: Multiple Sclerosis and Demyelinating Disease

Please join us to discuss current research ongoing at the U of R with expert panelists Drs Matthew Bellizzi, M.D., Ph.D. (Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology), Mark Noble, Ph.D. (Professor, Departments of Genetics & Neurobiology and Anatomy), and Andrew Goodman, M.D. (Professor of Neurology and Director of the Multiple Sclerosis Center). Refreshments will be provided. Hope to see you there!

Location:  Medical Center Specialty Room 2-7520

Posted by:  Holly Beaulac, Neuroscience Graduate Program, 14-Mar-17 2:11pm ET


April 4, 2017 ( Tuesday )

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Lung Biology Research Seminar Series: Ravi Misra, PhD. (UR)

Dr. Ravi Misra, Dept. of Pediatrics/Neonatology, University of Rochester, will present a seminar as part of the Lung Biology Seminar Series on 4/4/2017, starting at 12Noon in Med Ctr K-307. His talk is entitled: "Generating a molecular atlas of lung development in: an overview of the multidisciplinary LungMAP program."

Location:  K-307 (Medical Center, Rm. 3-6408)

Posted by:  Judy Havalack, Environmental Medicine, 27-Mar-17 9:50am ET


April 5, 2017 ( Wednesday )

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics Seminar Series

Doug M. Anderson, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY

"LncRNA Control of Heart Development and Disease"

Host: Dr. Lynne Maquat

2:00 - 3:00 pm

K307 (3-6408)

Location:  K307 (3-6408)

Posted by:  Stephanie Scoville, Biochem & Biophys, 22-Dec-16 12:54pm ET


April 10, 2017 ( Monday )

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Inorganic Seminar

Title: Extracting Charge Carriers from Colloidal Quantum Dots: Challenges and New Perspectives

Speaker: Professor Remi Beaulac, Michigan State University, Department of Chemistry

Location:  Hutchison Hall 473 (RC)

Posted by:  Marguerite Weston, Chemistry, 28-Mar-17 2:23pm ET


April 11, 2017 ( Tuesday )

9:00am - 10:00am
Organic Seminar

Title: Overcoming Steric and Electronic Obstacles: Development of Efficient Syntheses of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients

Speaker: Dr. Ke Chen – Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharmaceutical Company, Department of Chemical Development

Host: Professor Robert Boeckman, Dept. of Chemistry

Location:  Hutchison Hall 473, RC

Posted by:  Marguerite Weston, Chemistry, 11-Mar-15 5:18pm ET


April 12, 2017 ( Wednesday )

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics Seminar Series

Hashim Al-Hashimi, Ph.D., James B. Duke Professor of Biochemistry, Director, Duke Center for RNA Biology, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC

"How RNA Structures 'Jiggle and Wiggle' at Atomic Resolution: Importance to Function and Drug Discovery"

Host: Dr. Benjamin Miller

2:00 - 3:00 pm

K307 (3-6408)

Location:  K307 (3-6408)

Posted by:  Stephanie Scoville, Biochem & Biophys, 22-Dec-16 12:55pm ET


April 13, 2017 ( Thursday )

11:00am - 12:00pm
EHSC Seminar Series: Stephania A. Cormier, Ph.D. (Univ. of Tenn.)

Dr. Stephania Cormier (University of Tennessee) will present a seminar as part of the EHSC Seminar Series on April 13, 2017, starting at 11:00 a.m., in the EHSC Conference Room (4-8820). The title of her talk is: Early Life Exposure to Radical Containing Particulate Matter Suppresses Host Response to Influenza.

Location:  EHSC Conference Room (Med Ctr 4-8820)

Posted by:  Judy Havalack, Environmental Medicine, 14-Dec-16 12:31pm ET


April 17, 2017 ( Monday )

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Physical Seminar

Title: Harvesting Energy with Semiconducting Single-walled Carbon Nanotubes

Speaker: Dr. Jeff Blackburn, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Location:  Hutchison Hall 473 (RC)

Posted by:  Marguerite Weston, Chemistry, 28-Mar-17 3:01pm ET


April 19, 2017 ( Wednesday )

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Chemistry Colloquium

Title: Design and Redesign of Sustainable Engineered Nanomaterials

Speaker: Professor Christy Haynes, Department of Chemistry, University of Minnesota

Location:  Hutchison Hall 140, Lander Auditorium (RC)

Posted by:  Marguerite Weston, Chemistry, 28-Mar-17 2:24pm ET


1:00pm - 3:00pm
Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics Graduate Student NIH T32 Retreat in Cellular, Biochemical and Molecular Sciences

Feng Zhang, Ph.D., HHMI-Simons Faculty Scholar; Investigator, Mc Govern Institute; Associate Professor, Department of Biological Engineering and Brain and Cognitive Sciences; Core Member, Broad Institute of MIT, Cambridge, MA

"Exploration of CRISPR Diversity: from Microbiology to Biotechnology"

Host: Dr. Lynne Maquat

1:00 - 3:00 pm

Class of '62 Aud G-9425)

Location:  Class of '62 Aud (G-9425)

Posted by:  Stephanie Scoville, Biochem & Biophys, 22-Dec-16 1:10pm ET


3:15pm - 4:15pm
Graduate Women in Science Meeting

Feng Zhang, Ph.D., HHMI – Simons Faculty Scholar; Investigator, Mc Govern Institute; Associate Professor,Department of Biological Engineering and Brain and Cognitive Sciences; Core Member, Broad Institute of MIT, Cambridge, MA

"From the Beginning: How I Came to CRISPR"

Host: Dr. Lynne Maquat

Room: Class of '62 (G-9425)

3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Dr. Feng Zhang will also be presenting the Keynote Address for the NIH T32 Training Grant in Cellular, Biochemical and Molecular Sciences (Lynne Maquat, PI; Jeff Hayes, co-PI) on Wednesday, April 19th, 2017 entitled "Exploration of CRISPR Diversity: from Microbiology to Biotechnology" at 2:00 p.m. in the Class of '62 Auditorium (G-9425).


Location:  Class of

Posted by:  Stephanie Scoville, Biochem & Biophys, 22-Dec-16 1:11pm ET


April 20, 2017 ( Thursday )

5:15pm - 7:00pm
RNA Structure and Function Cluster Meeting

1st speaker: Dr. Clara Kielkopf Title: TBA

2nd speaker: Dr. Xin Li Title: TBA

Location:  K-307 (3-6408)

Posted by:  Stephanie Scoville, Biochem & Biophys, 11-Oct-16 8:59am ET


April 21, 2017 ( Friday )

9:00am - 10:00am
Organic Seminar

Title: "Cross-Coupling as a Platform for Olefin Dicarbofunctionalization"

Speaker: Professor Ramesh Giri, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, University of New Mexico

Location:  Hutchison Hall 473 (RC)

Posted by:  Marguerite Weston, Chemistry, 20-Mar-17 3:05pm ET


April 26, 2017 ( Wednesday )

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics Seminar Series

Graeme L. Conn, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA

"Ribosomal RNA Modification and Bacterial Antibiotic Resistance"

Host: Dr. Eric Phizicky (Co-sponsored by the RNA Structure and Function Cluster)

2:00 - 3:00 pm

K307 (3-6408)

Location:  K307 (3-6408)

Posted by:  Stephanie Scoville, Biochem & Biophys, 22-Dec-16 12:56pm ET

 
 
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